Armagh LGFA Club Match Reports

Division One

Carrickcruppen 4-10 Dromahill 4-9

Last years county finalists Carrickcruppen hoped to bounce back on Saturday evening after a disappointing display last weekend.

The Camlough side travelled to Abbey Park and were ten points behind by the time the final whistle sounded.

Dromahill however were out to make it two from two however after defeating Grange in a tightly fought contest in round one.

These sides played out another nip and tuck encounter with eight goals split evenly in the only division one game of the weekend.

Carrickcruppen done enough to get over the line and pick up their first points of the season with a one-point win.

The remaining fixtures from round two are Grange vs Clann Eireann and Crossmaglen vs Armagh Harps and they both take place this evening.

Division Two

Last years Intermediate Champions Lissummon hosted Killeavy on Saturday evening in the first division two game of the season.

While 2-10 would win plenty of games, Killeavy were in spectacular goalscoring form and stormed to a massive victory.

The visiting side racked up almost as many goals as they did points, winning in the end 12-14 to 2-10.

Silverbridge were relegated from the top tier in 2020 and got off to a winning start in division two on Saturday night.

They travelled to Ballyhegan and returned home with all three points, seeing out a hard-fought 1-9 to 3-5 victory.

Granemore and Mullaghbawn played out another goal feast in the opening round of division two on Saturday evening.

These sides met in the 2019 Intermediate Final and Granemore won handsomely in the end, but this time around it was much closer.

The sides were tied after 60 minutes of action and drew 3-10 to 4-7.

Division Three

Sarsfields hosted Mullabrack in the first round of the Division Three league on Thursday evening and came off second best.

The visiting side had opened up a huge 22-point lead by the time the final whistle sounded, 4-18 to 2-2 the winning score.

Clan na Gael also put up a huge score at the weekend when they took on the 2020 Junior Champions Craobh Ciaran.

Clans held that crown in 2019 and have certainly pushed on since then, winning handsomely in the end, 3-12 to 10-15.

Eire Og got off the mark on Saturday evening as they held home advantage against Cullyhanna in round one.

Two first half goals from Aimee McAllister helped the Craigavon side lead by three at the break while Nadine Murphy also netted after the short whistle.

The three goals helped the home side get over the line after a tight affair and won in the end 3-8 to 2-7.

Photo Credit: CP McMahon Media

Division Four

Clonmore 4-12 Tir na nOg 4-10

Clonmore Naomh Labhaoise experienced a nervous final few minutes on Sunday evening as they got their second win on the bounce.

Both sides hit the net early on but it was Clonmore who held the upper hand with Niamh Forker’s 13th minute point putting them ahead 1-3 to 1-0.

Tara Conlon rattled the net for the home side with Forker following it up with another point to widen the margin.

Tir na nOg replied with a three-pointer of their own but Clonmore weren’t finished raising green flags at the other end.

Caitriona Carmichael’s 29th minute penalty proved to be her sides fourth and helped Clonmore take a half time lead of 4-7 to 2-4.

Tir na nOg rallied in the second period but struggled to claw back the goals, until the final moments of the game.

Two gaols in quick succession brought the Portadown ladies back to within two but they ran out of time and couldn’t get anything from the contest.

Photo Credit: Clonmore

Elsewhere Pearse Ogs picked up their first points of the season with a huge win over host Wolfe Tones at the weekend.

The Ogs won handsomely in the end 7-16 to 3-7 and bounced back from their big defeat to Clonmore in round one.

Keady hosted St Peter’s in their first home game of the season and were on the end of a heavy defeat against last year’s Junior Championship finalists.

Sarah Molloy rattled the net twice while Nicole Conway and Catherine Beagen added two points for the home side, with the final score 2-2 to 11-13.

Photo Credit: Keady

St Paul’s likewise recorded a big tally at home on Saturday when they saw off travelling side Thomas Davis.

The Lurgan side chalked up the most points of any team at the weekend and rattled the net multiple times as well to win 7-22 to 0-3.